“UK councils could be required to recycle 70% of waste by 2030”

Plastic collected by Wastesavers community recycling group from households in Newport South Wales

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/02/recycling-target-uk-councils-waste-europe?CMP=EMCENVEML1631

Councils will have to recycle 70% of household waste by the end of the next decade, under proposals unveiled on Wednesday by the European commission. This would require a significant increase in the proportion of UK waste diverted from landfill.

evilemoticon

If Britain leaves the EU after a 2015 referendum, this will take the pressure off councils to recycle waste rather than landfill.

Advertisements

Tags: , ,

About isabellew9873

My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: